The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.49% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 104 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.12% 81.25% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 56 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £177 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.06 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 1 - -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft